Fredrik Eklund Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary with Husband Derek: "We Did the Impossible"

Fredrik Eklund Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary with Husband Derek: "We Did the Impossible"

The Million Dollar Listing agent marked the special day with a sweet tribute to his husband. 

Fredrik Eklund 10 Year Anniversary

Fredrik Eklund and Derek Kaplan are celebrating their 10-year anniversary. The Million Dollar Listing New York broker commemorated the special day with an emotional message dedicated to his husband on Instagram.

On June 25, Fredrik took to social media to mark the happy occasion. “Here we are, no filters, just us, two husbands celebrating 10 years together,” he wrote in the caption alongside a sweet photo of the couple. “Babe I think we did it? In fact we did the impossible.

Fredrik went on to recount how much they’ve overcome since first meeting, from early career struggles to having to cope with a long-distance relationship, even after getting married. We married as soon as it became legal in the State of New York. But you could still not stay, because gay marriage wasn’t legal on a federal level,” he stated.

He later added, "I’ll never forget when our marriage was accepted by everyone in the US, that June when people were dancing on the streets of New York, it was actually the same week as our wedding episode aired. And you could come home permanently.

Fredrik also recalled the ups and downs of their journey into parenthood. “I wanted kids of our own and told you about the dreams of this little girl I called Milla as long as I could remember,” he wrote of their shared twins, Milla and Freddy. “But then when our surrogate Misty became pregnant with twins I started seeing visions of a little boy and girl holding hands in the distance - she was going to have a brother!

The agent concluded his sweet tribute by sharing his gratitude for Derek, writing, "You always take the time to listen and never, ever judge. I’m so incredibly thankful that you picked me - you could have had anyone. Love you!”

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Here we are, no filters, just us, two husbands celebrating 10 years together. Babe I think we did it? In fact we did the impossible. When I knocked on your shoulder summer of 2010 in Mykonos we were so young, you were an aspiring artist living in London with a car company, like an Uber before Uber, and I was an up-and-coming real estate agent in NY with what some might say too big dreams. During our first night together 🔥 the very initial contract from Bravo came in via fax at the hotel and I tried to explain to you why I was excited about it. We married as soon as it became legal in the State of New York. But you could still not stay, because gay marriage wasn’t legal on a federal level. We tried to be understanding of the change happening while giving respects to the previous generations fighting for this basic right. Every three weeks you had to leave back to the UK. I’ll never forget when our marriage was accepted by everyone in the US, that June when people were dancing on the streets of New York, it was actually the same week as our wedding episode aired. And you could come home permanently. It might feel long ago today, but I look at our kids and I can see all the struggles back then in a good way. You had Kai who I instantly loved and I wanted kids of our own too and told you about the dreams of this little girl I called Milla as long as I could remember. But then when our surrogate Misty became pregnant with twins I started seeing visions of a little boy and girl holding hands in the distance - she was going to have a brother! 10 years later you are my Big D, my sex on legs, my best friend and my daddy angel. We traveled the world together, literally, and spiritually. Kids, dogs, nannies, our Monkey, big families, careers, Stockholm, London, New York and now Los Angeles. You are always so kind, so helpful, so generous, even when you are overwhelmed which is easy with me. You always take the time to listen and never, ever judge. I’m so incredibly thankful that you picked me - you could have had anyone. Love you 👨‍👨‍👧‍👦 #pridemonth

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